Lecture: Introduction to Islamic Art & The Masterpieces of Ottoman Architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Haris Dervišević

12:00 - 14:00
Zentrum für Südosteuropastudien
SR 15.34 (RESOWI, 3rd Floor, D)

Haris Dervišević is an expert in Islamic art and culture in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a PhD in art history. Dervišević is an associate professor at the Faculty of Philosophy (University of Sarajevo), and also teaches at the Faculty of Architecture (University of Sarajevo) and at Interior Design Studies (University of Mostar). He is currently involved in the project Under the Sky of Cheerful Faith – Islam and Europe in the Bosnian Experience (Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina), and Islamic Architecture and Orientalizing Style in Habsburg Bosnia, 1878-1918 (Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien / European Research Council). Dervišević is the author of scientific, review, professional and popular papers, as daily, weekly and online journal articles. He is a co-editor of the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Islamic Art in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2021) and co-author of the book 40 Bosnian and Herzegovinian Mushafs (2022). Dervišević is a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), the International Council on Museums (ICOM), the Historians of Islamic Art Association (HIAA), the Council of the Congress of Bosniak Intellectuals, and a member of the Parent Committee of Preporod, the Bosniak Association for Culture.